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's eve plans to of chileans for is for your plans. >> 514 concord and pleasanton. 52 expected and oakland. satellite and radar picture shows high clouds to contend with. the rain will be at bay. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows some cold mornings to look for to. rain chance to stay out of the way until thursday. that is a slight chance any rain we see will be north of the golden gate bridge. overall mild, sunny conditions. a bit warmer as we transition into the weekend. >> i will have more on the weekend forecast coming up in my next report. >> meantime, let us look at traffic. it is quiet. a lot of people have the day off. only a couple of cards that approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic moves well. no leader in lights. >> the san mateo bridge traffic is not to bad. no accidents to report. as we wrap up our bridge checked a live look at the golden bridge showed south bound 101 doing fine with a drive of 22 minutes out of novato into the city. >> a deadly shooting in oakland least a 15 year old girl dead and a 14 year-old in the hospital this morning. >> the gun
in oakland and three people are killed. two and one location >> the clock is ticking this morning for a solution in washington d.c.. to businesses sunday. the dollar closedesses down 18. we had a big drop right now down 94. the dow just over the $13 mark. >> if amazon as announce this year's holiday sales of the biggest ever. >> if consumers purchased 306 items for second on their peak day this season. >> amazon says customers order 26 and a half million items on cyber monday. >> that is a new record for the online retailer. amazons set another record on christmas day for digital download. the candkindle continues to dominate the websites bestsellers. with the kindle fire a stab the leading the way. >> a new study finds have all americans are still holding on to their land lines. the centers for disease control says of the more than 20,000 households interviewed in the first half of 2012. >> off just over half used wireless phones for nearly all fall cause. >> that is less than a 2 percent increase compared to the same time last year. what a small increase? pepper while you're bef
a suspicious substance found on a package at the laurel branch in oakland. oakland police tell me oakland fire received a call around 10 a.m. that an employee had an unknown substance leaking from a package. in less than 20 minutes, officials had cleared the facility of employees and customers. outside the building in the parking lot two employees of the office office reported signs coughing and eye irritation. those two employees are receiving treatment from first responders.back live i can telle oakland postmaster general has arrived. they are evacuating the situation. no one has been allowed to pass the barrier because they've not cleared the area. we have seen some of the first responders remove the haz-mat gear they had been wearing giving an indication that whatever threat there may have been, it may not still be active. once again they have not cleared the scene. we are waiting for a special person to give us more information. once we do, we will update you. nick smith, abc7 news. >>> president obama has set a deadline for gun control recommendations and he's not wasting time. other hig
4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >>pam: breaking news tonight out of oakland: the city's police force is no longer facing a possible federal takeover. this afternoon the department reached a deal with civil rights attorneys who have been demanding reforms the agreement ends a 12 year legal battle over the vigilante justice administered by the rogue o=p=d officers known as the riders. >> and in san francisco: backpacks and briefcases .... blackberries and bottles of tequila. if you've lost any of these items to thieves ... the san francisco police may have some good news for you. >> the officers did a great job recovering in a with like to get it back to the rightful owners. >>pam: developing tonight at eight.. the city of oakland's deal. to stave off a federal takeover of its beleagured police department has brought years of legal battles to a sudden end. kron-4's philippe djegal is live in oakland tonight.. .. with details.. and what this means for the department.. going forward. >> pam, the community town hall meeting tonight at the elementary school in oaklan
area streets. over the weekend -- a record six-hundred guns in san francisco and oakland were turned in, during buy-back programs. kron 4's j.r. stone has more. >> revolvers, pistols, you name it, and it is likely that the oakland police department has collected over the weekend. between a gun buyback in oakland, san francisco, 600 were taken off the streets. 300 from oakland, too watered 96 from san francisco. that person we've received $200. and there were-296 recovered from san francisco with " no questions asked. just one day after massacre. >> we set it up at 9:00 a.m. and people were in at six a m. >> in this economic downturn people were so grateful for the money, the $200. people talked about the incredible need that there were feeling, economically. >> oakland and san francisco police said that the information from the guns will be put into a computer database. if it is not connected to a crime it is melted down. also illegal guns we are talking more about that by 6:00 p.m. story. j. r. stone, oakland, kron 4. >> we have much more coverage. more.tonight kron-4 will on the trag
as somebody fell from the third deck of the coliseum. oakland police say the man is in serious condition tonight.take a look you can see in the video taken this evening just how long the fall is. it's about 50 feet. deputy i the man may have jumped. police say they do not believe he d.it appears to be an accident. >>> terrifying. well meantime nfl commissioner was at tonight's raider game and talked about the possibility of the raiders sharing the new santa clara stadium with the 49ers. allen has the story tonight from the coliseum. >> nfl great madden, elway, lot and long talked about the memory and finer points of the game. but it was nfl commissioner roger who fielded questions about the possibility of the raiders and 49ers sharing a stadium. >> when we helped fund and put 200 million dollars into the 49ers new stadium it was a requirement that it was capable of hosting 2 teams. >>reporter: 49ers knew 1.2 billion dollars stadium project is under construction in santa clara and is scheduled to be ready by the 2014 season. rai raiders long complained about the old out dated coli
this morning after he fell from the oakland coliseum. a live report is coming up. >> and we are also keeping our eyes on wall street this morning as the jobs report shows more jobs being added on the month of november. we will take a look at those numbers in just a few minutes. >> we're starting out the morning with a partly cloudy conditions. it will be a bit warmer today than what we saw yesterday. will take a look at the visibility and give you this coming up. >> we are pushing closer to the peak of their morning commute and we are still seeing pretty light conditions. the bay bridge toll plaza is backed up once again. no accidents to report is to slow traffic. if you should have on an extra seven minutes. the rest of the bay area rose look good. it is still pretty smooth and easy and no incidents to report coming out of the north bay. >> overnight a strong earthquake jolted the northeastern part of the country this morning. a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck in the pacific ocean are around 518 local time. that is around midnight here in san francisco. the usgs says the earthquake struck a
a day after oakland's top officials unveiled a new plan to fight crime. three people were killed overnight. two young men were gunned down about one this morning on mead avenue. about an hour and a half later. a woman was found stabbed to death on walnut street. kron 4's j.r. stone has more on what one of the department's new "top cop" consultants is saying about the crime rate. >> this troubled community. >> reporter: bill bratton will be a consultant for oakland police department starting in february. >> it could we give this deployed in a timely manner and more effectively for crime-fighting strategies >> reporter: bratton also tells me it's about changing the relationship between officers and those in the community to where people trust the police. he says that in la that was another major problem the city was dealing with when he got there. he's hoping to turn >> it is the lack of confidence on part of the public that the of the police department is not confident on dealing with the growing crime problem. >> reporter: he was a former police commissioner in the new york and b
. the driver was injured but the extent of his injuries are not yet known. >>> oakland police are investigating the hit-and-run accident that slightly injured a police officer in the 600 block of washington street. a vehicle hit him and sped off. the officer suffered minor injuries and did not need to go toles hospital. no arrests -- to the hospital. no arrests have been made in the case. >>> it's crab season. but local fishermen's boats are not budging from the docks. it's all because of a price war over crab. tara moriarty joins us live from the newsroom to explain what is making the strike worse. good afternoon, tara. >> reporter: good afternoon. more than 100 local crab fisher boats have not left the harbor but some oregon fishermen is hate hitting the -- are feeling the pinch. one boat offloading was from oregon. before thanksgiving, fishermen were earning $3 a pound and demand took a dip and the prices plunged. and that's caused a shortage of the crab in the bay area. the dispute started on sunday when crab boat skippers heard that they were planning to cut the prices to $1.80 for fresh c
investigation. >>> oakland police investigating the case of a woman killed by a stray bullet while walking on international beautiful last night. she was caught in the crossfire of a gun battle near 90th avenue. the woman was walking to a store with a relative, nobody else was hurt in the shooting. >>> happening now, the first of two congressional hearings into that deadly attack in benghazi, libya underway in washington. testifying this morning deputy say the u.s. learned hard and painful lessons and officials made the mistake in assumption that the u.s. wouldn't become a major tar the attack on the consulate killed -- four americans. >>> the body of senator daniel inouye of hawaii has arrived at the u.s. capitol. right now former colleagues and the public are paying respects to the man who won the medal of honor as a soldier in world war ii and senator more than 50 years. he will lie in state at the rotunda, only 31 have had the privilege. inouye died monday at age 88. >> he opened the door for asian-americans in politics. a pioneer. >>> we'll check things out with mike we are waiting fo
minutes. they scoured the garage looking for what sparked the fire. oakland police are looking for a young gunman who killed a teenage girl. a small group of family and friends was walking on lyon way three blocks east of the coliseum when a teenage boy approached a fire with a handgun amount of 15-year-old girl died at the scene and another boy suffered nonlife-threatening injuries. >> a lot of witnesss and the officers are out here not only talking to witnesses, but we are also looking at video and video camera. we are going to be out here all night. we are going to exhaust all leads so we can move forward with this investigation. not only identify the individual who is responsible for this, but locate that individual. >> witnesses say the shooter was about 13 to 16 years old and possibly wearing a red shirt. police in livermore are investigating the suspicious death of a man whose body was lying near the spring town golf course. a jogger found the man yesterday morning lying near blue bell dry and scenic avenue. family and friends gathered for a candlelight vigil to celebrate the life o
the garage and up from there the fire is not believed to have been suspicion. >>> oakland police looking for a hit-and-run driver, a woman who hit a formed officer and the car took off. it happened behind the oakland police station midnight. the lieutenant was in the crosswalk when he was hit. when the light turned green the woman started through the intersection, knocking him on to the hood of her car. the officer suffered bumps and bruises. >>> car crash into a fire hydrant forced closure of on-ramp to the bay bridge in san francisco this morning water rushed into the street near second and folsom and may have compromised the stability of nearby scaffolding. the driver is in custody. essex street on-ramp to the bay bridge will open a few hours later. >>> local fishing boats tied up instead of collecting a delicacy, result of a price war. some crab are still being snatched out of the water. local fishermen are feeling steamed. amy hollyfield is live with details. >> reporter: good morning you can see the san francisco boats behind me tied up, no movement from them today. the blue and go
. oakland is that 44 san mateo is a 46, 39 for pleasanton, 34 in concord. tomorrow for what all those will be in the 30's and some of us will be in the '20s to morning. satellite and radar show us we have basically clear conditions overnight. we will stay dry for the most part. we have a slight chance for a shower keeping in mind for the most part we will be dry for today. you can see and parts of oregon they're getting snow. seattle is also reporting a dusting of snow this morning. >> winter weather advisory until noon today. get ready for the cold with the frost advisory. the surge to more morning until 8:00. you concede a frost advisory and the shoreline communities and also the interior eastern make communities. what this basically means is that it will be really cold. we're talking low 20's and 30's the mob. if you have plans, bring them and otherwise complete damage. future cast shows a crowd clouds and increasing tomorrow evening. the north bay along the coast we will see some snow. also some rain moving in. wednesday night in north bay and thursday early morning we will see so
:00 a.m. >>> sky 7hd shows a house with part of its roof taken off boy a fall entry in oakland. power was knocked out and a quick-thinking neighbor shut off power. >>> members in the oakland hills needed galoshes when they showed up for services this, month. the basement hall was a mess when they rushed in. the church members pitched in to pile furniture and other items off the floor. an inch of water flooded the basement before the clean up effort kicked in. >>> more than 125,000 customers were without power at the peak of the storm. about 2400 customers remained without power with most expected to be restored by tomorrow. >>> still to come on abc7 news at 11:00, three firefighters injured while on the scene of a rain-related accident. we'll tell you what happened. >> the california highway patrol is investigating the death of a pedestrian on the 580 freeway in richmond. those details coming up in a live report. >> and at 11:30, the investigation into just what caused a kansas city chiefs player to kill his girl friend -- girl -- girlfriend and himself. what friend are saying tonight
of stretches into the oakland maze. we have a stall near treasure island was at the incline and one on the span all out of the way. the damage is done. light on an traffic backed up. give yourself extra time heading into san francisco. if you're looking for an alternate you can go to 92 and across the san mateo bridge to get into san francisco. off your back up expense on the east shore freeway. westbound right on 80 is slow starting in the mall. it will be stop and go through some of low, richmond, an albany. all leading to traffic heading to san francisco. >> the full check of traffic coming up in just a bit more. >> following a up the story a man and woman found bound and gagged on a city street off the man has since died that were found in the bayview district last night around 830. we turn to our solo reporter he is live outside. jackie sissel is outside of general hospital where the woman is in the hospital. jackie was the man pronounced dead last night or the dye cost? >> if he died at a hospital last night about midnight. at seventh set of general this were both victims were brought. th
now expands on to the 880 and to the oakland a's. we haven't accident and blocking the left lane and has traffic jam that from 24. as the right into severances go this morning. and to the toll plaza you will see heavier traffic up the incline up to treasure island. want to get on to the suspensions and headed to san francisco research to clear up. give yourself extra time. >> hayward firefighters investigate an apartment fire that happened here dickson street and the bay of this the avenue this morning. that is where we find jackie sissel to tell us about what happened with the fire. >> everyone got out ok and that is a good news. the damage is done to these two- story apartment. right here you can see the bottom floor and as i cannot even see the top floor. both are from the same unit and they were lucky to get out. here is a video shot by the hayward fire department your ride on the scene around 4:00 a.m.. that is one that got the call of the fire at the 29,000 block of dickson street. a multi unit apartment complex. they did indeed find a fully engulfed unit and upstairs and d
are located. piedmont, highway to the fore, most of oakland. park boulevard, experiencing a rain. you can see sunnyvale cupertino sing pretty heavy rain not as bad as san jose and santa clara. but heavier rain is headed your way in fact as we use our storm track tool to see when the heavy rain is going to impact you. looks like it will hit santa clara around 7:17 a.m.. stand at 7:29 a.m. hit san jose. that is a look for the rain is currently falling around the bay area. drive with extra caution allow yourself extra time. the average is not too bad we're talking 50 is pretty much everywhere. as we head into the afternoon showers will continue however, that will be lighter in nature and start to take off. we will see a drying trend later on tonight. it looks like better weather is on the way. i will talk about what to expect coming up in my next report george. >> erica we are tracking major delays for interstate 80 in the east bay. if the entire east shore free ride on from the car keenness straight crockett of all the way down to the bay bridge toll plaza the backup begins coming skyway at san
afternoon in oakland. it was one the most successful gun buyback programs ever held in the city with hundreds of people dropping off their firearms. for each gun turned in, the owner received $200, no questions asked. the oakland police say that this was one of the most successful gun buyback programs ever held in the city. several hundreds of guns were turned in and many still moved by friday shooting in newtown, connecticut. >> the s f p d received a call around 3:00 a.m. this morning for reports of a home invasion robbery. this incident occurred on the 1600 block of slow boulevard. three suspects into the home and tied up the family robbing them of many belongings. the victims were not injured-that's it is unclear how many fell members live in the home and it is not clear their ages. the three suspects are being described as black male adults that were wearing masks. the s f p d is asking the public for help if they haven't any information that may be useful. >> >> it is 7:15 a.m.. let's talk about the weather. we do have wet weather outside. the rain is coming down. here is
the morning. >> a man is been injured in a shooting in east oakland. >> police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound responding to reports of shooting in the 8700 block of birch st.. >> the victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. authorities said two suspects were seen fleeing in the area in the vehicle. one of the suspect was on norwest had been made. >> we're in the final hour oscillometer to keep the nation from going over the so-called this cliff. >> a, a combination of automatic spending cuts and tax increases the triggering a recession. >> andrew spencer is lanes of negotiations they must know, " a major setback. >> as well marked makers or on avoiding the fiscal cliff. talks get " a major setback over social security benefits. both sides agree to push for. >> i wonder want to know i want to get this done. i need a dance partner. >> vice president joe biden is apparently that person for which mcconnell. >> the two are taking over talks. if nothing is resolved by midnight tonight. tax breaks for all americans will increase. democrats say it will mean abou
presence in oakland. we are there with kron4's haaziq madyun. he talked with police and the school district. >> "our police force is on alert" >> there is a heighten sense of awareness in the oakland unified school district in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school shooting tragedy in conneticut >> "we want our children on our campuses and our parents and our citizens to feel that our campuses are safe, to see us out there as a presence" >> here you see officers at rossevelt elementary school greeting students on there way to classit is something that comes with having a daily police presence on school campuses in oaklandsays the district's spokesperson troy flint >> "we have a dedicated police staff attached to the school district we prepare for this" >> in addition to the school district having its own school police departmenta federal grant allows oakland police to station officers on 6 campuses in some higher crime areasanother advantage says flint when it comes to preparing for emergency situations >> "unfortunately we do deal with a lot of violence here in certain parts of oakla
it will be mostly cloudy conditions and a wets weather is out of our forecast. to >> 53 degrees right now in oakland. as we sampled the highest mountain view will be at 55 degrees, mostly cloudy and low fifties for pittsburg. as we turn our attention to napa they're checking in at 53 degrees. 55 degrees for san francisco. >> wet weather will stick around as we head into the weekend. this was a look pitcher bay area forecast. for tahoe we do have your snow reports. the system that we are tracking is due to to receiving about 6 in. of snow. fo 6 in. >> a lot of people are sitting and traffic this morning. there is no major hot spots to talk about. as we look at the traffic map westbound ride on 80 is to stop and go. your ride here all was bound for is busy heavy toward to 42. you will see there is more traffic here heading into walnut creek. switching over to the bay bridge toll plaza it has been a slow commute. we had an earlier fender bender but you should have your lights on because you are backed up and to the oakland mayes. it will take you about 18 minutes to get out oakland to san francisco. >>
wrangling in oakland and powerful outside compliance director is now set to oversee the oakland police department. >> a federal judge signed off on the plan yesterday. the compliance director will have the power to demote or fire the police chief as well as set an action plan for carrying out several reforms. >> regarding the use of force and alleged racial profiling. >> the compliance director's power to impose discipline is limited to the command staff of the police informer. the rector will also have to get approval from a judge to spend money. the recommendations for candidates for the position must be submitted to the judge by december 21st. >> the oakland police are stopping 75% fewer drivers and pedestrians than last year. this sharp drop in in force to comes as the same time as the peak in crime in one of california's most dangerous cities. >> oakland office is made more than 68,000 police stops in both 2008 and 2009. >> there are about 49,000 jobs in 2010 at the 25,000 last year. >> through november of this year there have been 14,000, 400 stops. this means oakland police are
new statistics from the oakland police department showing a dramatic drop in the number of stops they perform. oakland police officers stopping roughly 75% fewer dryers and pedestrians this year than -- drivers and pedestrians this year than three years. major crimes such as robbery and burglary up 23% this year. judge has approved the city's plan to place the department under federal control it puts compliance director in place to oversee the chief's moves. that comes on the heels of a 2003 civil rights settled by the city. >>> new details are coming to light today about the masked again man who went on a deadly shooting spree at a portland mall. hanna talked about her ex-boyfriend jake roberts. ays before the shooting he quit his job saying he was moving to hawaii this weekend. she says he was not the violent type. police say tuesday afternoon roberts opened fire in the clackamas town center, killing two and wounding a teenaged girl before killing himself. >>> marin county teen accused of stealing a celebrity chef's lamborghini and shooting at two people, back in court this mor
's shooting. >> this takes place at st. benedict's church. you have to be a san francisco or oakland resident to take part in the program. you have to choose your residence they are bringing your driver's license or a utility bill. they will pay you for up to three guns and you can leave up to $600. you have to bring the gun unloaded. they will not collect any ammunition. once they collect all of these guns the police the parma will take the guns and ultimately destroy them. the oakland police department tells us that will melt down the guns and use the metal to creek park benches. >> can you find out if they have been able to show that this has made a difference? >> absolutely, this is the first buyback at this boys club. they stated they dealt directly with use because they do not want them to be getting their hands on guns. stay with kron4 dot com as we continue to a give you more coverage. >> we will take a quick look outside checking our own weather. it is looking a little gray outside. it is also potentially chilly. >> it is so cold outside. we are below freezing in a number of areas. a
before, oakland and surrounding cities the rate is. san jose 7.8% and in san francisco, it is.4%. >>> tonight correspondent christiane amanpour takes on one of the most fought over written about and debated topics of her career the old testament. she goes back to the holy land where underwater searcher searches for the depths of the black sea. she also explores ancient similarities between three of the world's major religions. >> we are saying something controversial, that jude , christianity and islam trace their fathers and ancestors and beliefs and faiths, paul back to the same abraham. >> one of her two part series airs tonight at 9:00. >>> the 21st has arrived and the world has not ended. this year hundreds converged on an ancient mayan site to witness doomsday, just in case. the highian calendar ends today which led some -- the mayan calendar ends today, some say it proves the calendar does not mark an ending but a new beginning. >> we knew when new zealand and australia were calling and answering our calls. >> good tip on that the weather is biblical throw. >> it was in s
(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. oakland city leaders, battling a big jump in a crime. today -- they're laying out new strategies. all this, as the city's police department faces record-low staffing levels. and previous plans to stop the violence this year -- have seemingly failed. now for a look at the most recent crime statistics out of oakland. 119 murders this year -- that's up 21-percent from the same period last year. 210 rapes -- up 23-percent. nearly 4-thousand robberies -- a 23-percent increase. and more than 12-thousand burglaries -- a jump of 44- precent. >> reporter: there 2012 policies did not work. the is what they've been saying, so the want to do two things, there were to contract out public safety experts that ephod crime in the los angeles, detroit, what advice to take and what approach to take. second, there would to neighborhood policing with five different areas. two of them in the east oakland area with captions on each one with crime-fighting specializing in their area. >> we have to do something. what we did last
in the east bay today. this is video from oakland. courtesy of sky-7-h-d from a-b-c-7 news. kron 4's haaziq madyun was in oakland today. he talked with police and the school district. the amoun >> "our police force is on alert" >> there is a heighten sense of awareness in the oakland is unified school district in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school shooting tragedy in conneticut >> "we want our children on our our citizens to feel that our campuses are safe, to see us out there as a presence" here you see officers at rossevelt elementary school greeting students on there way to classit is something that comes with having a daily police presence on school campuses in oaklandsays the district's spokesperson troy flint >> "we have a dedicated police staff attached to the school district we prepare for this" in addition to the school district having its own school police departmenta federal grant allows oakland police to station officers on 6 campuses in some higher crime areasanother advantage says flint when it comes to situations >> "unfortunately we do deal with a lot of violence h
and oakland does not have a batch of delays. if you're flying in or out of the areas you should check with the carrier ordered flights that is before you leave home. >> one hour delays are asset asset as 04 arriving flights. >> new video and this morning the president obama and the first family arriving overnight in hawaii, where they will spend christmas. but it is not all folly and mistletoe as the president has won each on fiscal cliff negotiations, which are stalled, as washington shut down for a holiday. mr. obama expects to return to work right after christmas. before heading to hawaii. he warned it's time for party leaders to take action. karen caifa reports from washington, where members of congress have also left town. >> the next few days i have asked leaders of congress to help work out a package. this will protect unemployment for millions of americans. >> remarks came after john boehner failed to muster up -- >> we had a number of our members who just did not want to be perceived as raising taxes. >> the two sides both left for christmas holiday and they blamed each other
. across the bay in oakland the average is $3.49. this all compares to the state average in california at $3.52. >> starbucks is launching a politician's campaign this week in hopes that will get the ball rolling on averting the fiscal cliff. in a letter to star birks employees made public this morning, chief executive howard s \cc chultz next employees that is approximately 120 d.c. area stores to write come together on coffee cups on serving customers tomorrow and friday. starbucks plans to buy as in washington post and the new york times later in the week as part of its come together campaign. >> rumors that a second generation ipad mini with eight right now display is set to lions ahead of apple's typical annual schedule that share have been swirling. now it appears that apple's full- size ipad may be sticking to its new semi and release schedule. new reports suggest that apple's plans to launch a new standard, lauder 9.7 in. ipad as soon as march 2013. the fourth ipad model was just released last month along side the ipad mini, but march was also suggested in recent red ipad mini
. between high 101, novado, san rafael. as we go towards oakland. just as we saw on that live picture of the approach to the bay bridge that weather cell we were just mentioning. over the embarcadero, and even near the oakland hills in walnut creek. here is what we can expect with 24 rainfall totals have been pretty impressive 3 in. in santa rosa. and we even sell more in santa rosa of. and just 24 hours ago. we even-saw more. . which will take a look at oakland, livermore totals. coming up cardiff coverage tonight in the north bay.... which took quite a hit from the big storm. kron-4's dan kerman is live along highway 101 in sausalito with more on that. >> mill valley, the works crews were still at it. cleaning up the fallen leaves on it sycamore avenue. the fear that they would catch that this a catch basin and o'clock it. the water from this next band of storms. and it would--possibly get clogged. it was not fallen leaves that force the issue but the fallen trees. it was quite a surprise. >> i went>> take a look - the winds were so ferocious that it toppled this big tree .... snapp
. >> we are back. new this morning. oakland police are investigating the fatal shooting of one person, a second was wounded in a shooting in east oakland last night. it happened around midnight near the intersection of east 16th street and seminary ave. investigators found one victim dead as the scene. the second bid them was taken to the hospital where he is in stable condition. police said the two suspects were seen fleeing the area in a vehicle. that remain at large. in concord, police are investigating the death of a 21 year-old skateboarder. he was struck by a vehicle while skateboarding 3 crosswalk friday night. it happened at the intersection of madyun boulevard and ericsson road at about 630 last night. the state border died at the john muir memorial medical center in walnut creek. police said the driver is between what you're likely to a woman. >> a santa cruz man is accused of stealing five about dollars from company investigators. prosecutors said that robert reinhard stow the deposits from those who invested in his company and use the money to pay for personal expenses. re
dollars ya was arrested in oakland on thursday on suspicion of murder. >> a shooting in san francisco's bay view district has police looking for clues. two teenagers, a 17-year-old boy and 15-year-old girl were found after multiple gunshots were reported around 6:30. the girl suffered life-threatening injuries. no arrests have been made. >>> oakland police are searching for two masked gunmen accused of a takeover robbery at an east lake restaurant. it happened thursday night on international boulevard. the gunman robbed four customers some an employee of cash, cell phones and jewelry, and cash from the register. no one was injured. >>> time to get a check on the weather. leigh glaser is off today. lisa is here. >> lisa: the rain has moved out but the cold air has settled in. i'll athlete no whether any rain cloud will get in the way of your new year's forecast. >>> san francisco fire investigator are trying to determine the cause of a three-blame alarm blaze that ripped through three homesle more than 40 people were displaced by the fire but no residents were hurt. one firefighter was
. '50s and '60s by 2:00 p.m. 63 expected in oakland and your 7 day around the bay shows dry weather starts on thursday and we will continue to see mild and dry conditions for saturday and sunday. a lot of changes in the weather dept. 716 is time to look at traffic with george >> we're keeping an eye on the finance so we have a report of a large pot called. it was initially reported 1 01 northbound highway st. san carlos there is a vehicle with a flat tire. we got a report from someone who is in the area that says i don't see any other vehicles pull over or slow traffic and the sensors are not indicating any problems. there's no chp or cal trans so it may just be an isolated incident. looking at your ride through the east bay, a heavy commute and interstate 580 and westbound direction. south bay freeways, a little more slowing for 1 01 northbound. there's an accident northbound at first street that could start to back up the right here. the north bay commute is already getting some have become traffic south, 1 01 with an accident of port reported at lucas valley road that could slow
used the stolen credit cards. >> alameda county's of bomb squad shut down this section of oakland in an attempt to remote old at&t. if this is video from abc 7 news. some residents were evacuated after police learned someone wanted to turn in some old at&t from world war 2. the bomb squad was called in to remove the more than 5 lbs. of the explosives. police also had to close off the 900 block of the 36 street at market. >> some mall shoppers and sacramento were set into a panic after they heard what sounded like gunshots. this was the scene yesterday shoppers ran from the art and fair mall. mall security say that the noise was actually coming from a brawl that broke out involving 20 people. officials say they found no evidence of a shooting. many stores went into lockdown, closing their metal gates when the fight started. police believe that sound so large signs falling over may have led people to report shots being fired. the mall has since been reopened for people involved in the brawl were arrested. >> coming up on kron 4 morning news. we will tell you what officials and newto
in mountain view. 13 in oakland. it is a little breezy outside this morning. light rain and temperatures low to mid-50s. steadier rain will taper to 9:00 to a few showers around noon then isolated showers after 4:00. then the clouds clear out and temperatures dropping to the mid and upper 50s by 7:00. for tuesday, wednesday and thursday, mainly dry tomorrow. best chance of showers over the ocean, cold morning on wednesday and then the billing storm comes in for thursday. >>> if you are headed to the sierra this morning, chains are required on 50, 80 and 88. so bring those and make sure you are handy. bay bridge toll plaza, breezy conditions, light traffic but it is very wet out. no delays on the upper deck. first look at san mateo bridge, light traffic headed in the westbound direction headed toward foster city. no delays here but windy conditions on all the spans this morning. a look at drive times, some of the busier commute still pretty good over the altamont pass through livermore. antioch, highway 4 at the limit and 80 into the macarthur maze just under 20 minutes. >>> it's 4:40. >> a q
, san jose oakland 48 in san francisco and fremont. today 40s patchy fog through 7:00 this morning. partly cloudy noon, low to mid 50s. high clouds this afternoon, low to mid 50s cooler this evening than last evening and drier with low to mid 40s by 7:00. tuesday, christmas day, rain comes back. scattered showers wednesday and dry thursday. >>> is that our gift rain christmas day? >> thank you mike. let's take a look at traffic conditions. we start on highway 87 in san jose -- >> no, 101 in san rafael, headlights southbound as you can see traffic is light here, extremely light northbound. now 87. >> san jose 87, no problems there. >> no, look at that. where is everybody? >> no cars. >> there is a problem on highway 121 between 116 and 37, flooding there between petaluma and napa. keep that in mind. you may have to look for alternates we'll tell you more about that coming up. >>> lingering storm is making getting hope for christmas a challenge across part of the nation now meteorologists are worried about the nightmare after christmas. >>> if you are one of the 17 million who will h
to return home. sue thompson will have a live report in 30 minutes. >>> observing -- oakland police are searching for the person who shot and killed a 15-year-old girl. investigators say a group was walking three blocks east of the coliseum yesterday afternoon when a teenaged boy approached and opened fire with a handgun. the girl died at the scene the. 14-year-old boy was wounded. police say his injuries are not life-threatening. witnesses tell police the shooter was 13 to 16 possibly wearing a redshirt, he ran. >>> going over the fiscal cliff could be hours away. the countdown to the new year could bring economic gloom if congress doesn't get a compromised bill to the president before midnight toe without a deal tanks are set to go up for -- midnight tonight. without a deal taxes are set to go up for everybody. >> reporter: they will meet again i the tension is growing here in washington after the weekend talks failed to lead to a deal, if there is no breakthrough today, the country will go over the cliff. talks continue, this morning still no deal. >> further announcements perhap
that in. everybody is at a surplus even livermore. oakland -- san jose at 141 you have come a long way were you well below for the longest time. santa rosa nearly 170% of average. we are doing well as far as that, almost too well. 47 in san rafael, 48 oakland, 47 fremont, everybody else low to mid 50s coast. low 50s monterey bay and inland. light to moderate showers today, brief break tomorrow, more wet weather friday and saturday, promise after that will end 2012 on a quiet note and start 2013 on a dry note. front moving away, low starting to pull away losing instability. one last chunk of energy will come through during the afternoon from crescent city and eureka and bring chance of scattered showers see how they do taper during the overnight hours? most out over the ocean where instability sits at night. tomorrow morning opening of the clouds, fog is possible for your commute thursday morning but it looks like it will be dry. as we head into thursday afternoon, we are going to see a lot of sunshine, temperatures where they are today, low to mid 50s stuck in this cool air mass, high
by the minute. clouds, clear sykes, heavy showers. right now the camera looking toward oakland. overcast skies and showers nearby. still going to hold on to the shower chances for this afternoon. live storm tracker two showing you the current rainfall pattern. increase the rainfall rates here. possibility of a few isolated thunderstorms as well. especially with the brighter shades of yellow and red as you can pick out just to the outside of evergreen. also right around santa theresa boulevard. out toward morgan hill. nothing to major but around 101, wet pavement here, out toward oakland avenue and hill road. moving the maps here closer to palo alto. this has been developing over the past few minutes, especially that yellow shade. heavier rain toward there, deploy some of the roadways here. the labels toward university avenue and forest avenue. moving the maps up north this is a new development, south san francisco around sfo. moving out to the south and east of the city. over the north bay not as much coverage but still a few spotty showers, being detectedda across parts of the north bay. noth
, the league would be willing to chip- in. to help the raiders build a new stadium. if the team and oakland city leaders agree on a new league could contribute up to 200- million dollars in funding. they are dealing with the denver broncos. kron-4's j-r stone is live at the oakland coliseum with more on this game between rivals.. j. r.? >> pam, what roger godell said is it that could be some of the best news from a raider nation this game is nothing short of a potentially ugly. the raiders fans are leaving but they are getting beaten very badly. is a tough night. however, what a fun day. >> talk about a party, the tail gate thursday means dancing in dressing the part. >> i am all metal. , i also see a lot of leather. >> and i do not know how to expect or describe that. flat out raiders for this deli. >> i think that i deserve a free ticket said. >> you show your belly and you should get free tickets? >> yes. >> i do not think that will happen. >> with shouting, drinking and this could be eating. >> deep fried oreo... deep- fried shrimp. >> this is good. at this is really good. >> and the sc
in oakland, the threat of violence is something they deal with on a regular basis. >> in recent years on average there have been about 20 school age children that are killed in oakland or that suffer violent deaths over the course of the school year. >> their team of school psychologists, counselors and members of the police force will be especially aware common day morning. abc7 news. >> stay with abc7 news for continuing coverage of the school tragedy. we will have the latest updates on our website, abc7news.com and on the abc morning news at 4:30 a.m. >>> let's get to leigh glaser for a first check on weather and what is going on. leigh? [no a you had yow]. >> -- [no audio]. >> leigh, we are having a little problem with your microphone so we will have more coming up. >>> napa road will remain closed due to an accident. it is closed in both directions between stone crest drive and hagan road. the closure was caused by an accident that knocked down power lines. reopenxpectedeopen around 7:00 tomorrow morning. still to come on abc7 news at 11:00, a deadly train accident affected traf
's number of homicides. >> oakland police officials have made 44 percent fewer rest last year than just three years before. the plunge includes the rest from armed robbery case is a drug bust. to my kron site public drunkenness. that's an average of 18th your rest per day. this year the city is facing a 23% spike in murders, muggings and other major offenses. the arrests figures raise questions about the oakland police department. which is already struggling under the weight of job cuts and the demands of a federal court oversight. nationally arrests were down 11% in the samee period. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase q directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >> this just into kron 4 pitchers out of the atlanta area. i for students and two teachers were found unconscious at a school after carbon monoxide poisoning. all six have since regained consciousness. dozens of other students are sick. firefighters said that all
kidnap and rape and an autistic girl walked away from her group home in oakland. 360 gary atkinson appeared in court to be arraigned on charges that include rape, kidnapping and lewd act on it child. prosecutors say, result of the gross times over three day. four she managed to escape. atkinson has been convicted several felonies before including robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. >> officers believe this ring is a small part of a larger ring which is going on in san francisco and other locations to out the bay. police have arrested three people. what about electronic devices have been covered valued at half a million dollars. the so items include one itself of more than 75 laptop jewelry and 32,000 house in cash. >> a. severs is possible visor's no concern about the spike in self on a tablet that since the city. about scott wenner said the robbers are critical public safety problem that must be addressed. winner said he will call for a hearing of the public safety committee and ask that both texaco police chief and district attorneys also be there. nearly half of the 2300 r
in to san francisco from oakland on to the bay bridge speeds under 25 m.p.h. and not that bad getting to the east bay from san francisco. the golden gate pretty smooth in both directions of a trouble spot on interstate 80 near berkeley. speeds less than 25 m.p.h. in both directions. in some areas act interstate-80 here berkeley will continue to track the evening commute. people driving slower that is a good thing but it is creating congestion on many bay area roads. >> coming up, and the rain there is one simple thing drivers can do to become more visible. in the next edition of people behaving badly the rain and wind caused lots of flooding and damage... our kron =-4 viewers out capturing some of the their pictures with us. like this one...highways flooded. this is where highways 121 and 12 come together...just south of you can barely see a car that looks like it tried to make it and got stuck. next we have a stream that normally flows under this pedestrian bridge...now it's charging over and around the not golfing weather. and here we see highway 87 in san jose...looks more like
of the year. >> officers responded to the 1600 block of oakland rolled around three this morning to a male lead been stabbed. >> when they arrive, officers found a victim was at least one stab wound. >> to get you more news faster than us go live to kron 4 solo reporters yoli aceves . >> in oakland rolled on broke off--on brokaw road and oakland. >> it started with a party that happened over here at the agency which seems to be a type of business that does photography. this is where they got the call and they showed up and did find a victim with a stab wound who was sent to the hospital that is where he was later pronounced dead. >> now i have public information officer alfred morale is. he can tell us what is going on at this point what we know or do not know. >> right now we are currently investigating the stabbing of an adult male victim. we were able to contact witnesses we are interviewing those witnesses as we speak. we're trying to determine motive and to identify who the suspect of the homicide was. >> all we have so far that the victim was stabbed in side of this location. again o
. this were delays of 90 minutes throughout the day. oakland and san jose airports did not report any problems but a spokeswoman says a night was diverted and landed in san jose inead. >>> powerful winds knocked over a big rig on the bridge. the highway patrol says it was traveling east when it overturned about pheutd midspap. the driver climbed out and was not hurt. the camera is jiggling around because it is windy out there. they chosed chose -- closed the road to big rigs. >>> the power was knocked out not once but twice at the same house. the first tree fell this morning and 90 minutes after the crews cleaned up that mess, a second tree fell downtaking down lines. they worked through the day to cheer the debris and restore electricity. >>> and the storm forced classes in the north bay to be canceled. the principal says there was significant flooding to several classrooms and the library. and much of the campus is covered in mud. they have not decided when classes will resume. >>> coming up later at 10:30. how the south bay faired during the rains and at 10:35, mark tamayo will be back wh
. >> trouble in the oakland hills when a tree made a lansing on powerlines on scout road. 1500 customers went dark for a little over an hour. it was bad timing for this family who had gathered for an early christmas dinner. >> white weapon the roast had come out of the ovep, and the power shut down, so we started d trying to find candles and light. >> the christmas tree went dark and the oven went cold right after the apple pie went in. this neighborhood is set to get underground utilities in the next few years. >> we're used to power outages here because we have had a lot of issues with tree branches hitting lines. so every year there's one or two major power outans that comes from trees falling down. >> back live. an employee at the public works depth says it appears the canopy blew into the tree. that will have to be sorted out by the insurance companies. the city plans to come here and brace the structure until it's finally removed in the next day or so. live in san francisco, abc-7 news. >> ama: there was intermittent rain throughout the day today. the storm moved in this morning with he
more fragmented rainfall but had the girl for oakland, hayward, fremont. and even fremont. fragmented -- with rainfall near oakland, hayward, fremont. the rainfall headlines will start tomorrow evening in the north bay. nearly 2 in. and that is going to be mainly concentrated with under one-inch in other areas. 1 in. nearer the golden gate. the wind will increase with 45 m.p.h. and the wind advisory could be issued. as for the sierras there is a winter storm for friday, and a saturday night with heavy snowfall saturday and sunday with nearly one- ft. and nearly four-beat of of 7,000 ft.. a look at your extended forecast with wet weather. and gusting winds heavy rainfall will return and again on the sunday afternoon. it looks like we could catch a break for the christmas holiday. and to now come off hosni mubarsome ofr small bomb reports. with squaw valley www.snowbomb.com stay tuned for that. >> cold temperatures in the south-bay they found a layer of frost on their cards will transgendered spoke to some people in san jose were just about everybody was talking about the cold weather.
.o. and reports around oakland as well. and as you look at the sierra nevada it is switching to snow. this is a cold storm. i would not be surprised if they have chain restrictions soon. so far no restrictions at this hour. the temperatures are in the 50s although it is 48 degrees in santa rosa. here are the highlights. rain tonight and scattered showers tomorrow. we are looking at snow level down to 3500 feet. so dropping. frosty mornings for your thursday and friday. here is the satellite and the radar. this is the cold front. the cold front is coming in right now which is why we are starting to see the rain picking up. colder air is funneling in behind it. what i am concerned about is the speckled clouds here. this is moisture up in the clouds, and that is going to translate that showers as we head into the next 24 hours which includes your morning commute as well as the possibility of some snow. now that cold front will be moving fast. by 1:00 a.m. it is in the east bay and down toward the south bay. behind it these showers will develop at 5:00 a.m., and you will see some wet roa
. >> incense man see as lot at the west oakland bart station selling his goods. >> patient just walked off thought she was safe and going to her car and guy ran by grabbed her stuff and took off running. >>reporter: more of the crimes happen around the holiday. especially with bart passengers returning home after day of shopping tonight bart and oakland police private security guards and sentence volunteers are offering free nighttime escorts for passengers walking to their cars. michelle took advantage of it. >> holiday season so people are really amped up trying to get ready for the hotel difficult and do any way they can. so better to be safe than sorry, the large scale program is just for one night. bart says it provides assistance year-round. >> any time bart customer would lick an escort to the car all they have to dies ask the station agent or they can telephone bart police. >> main purpose of this program is to teach passengers not to look like easy pray. >> don't disprabingt walking and talking on the phone or listening to music. don't wear nashy jewelry. make eye contact wi
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